Alexander L. Mills is an associate in the New York office of Latham & Watkins, and is a member of the firm’s Securities Litigation & Professional Liability and Complex Commercial Litigation Practices.

Mr. Mills advises large corporations, investment firms, and financial institutions in securities and class action litigation and complex commercial litigation matters.

Mr. Mills’ experience includes representing:

  • A financial institution in a breach of contract and fraud action brought by a former client concerning the financing of an acquisition, resulting in complete dismissal*
  • An international blockchain technology organization in securities fraud class action lawsuits filed in federal and state courts arising from the issuance of digital governance tokens*
  • A digital game developer in connection with securities class action lawsuits following its initial public offering, resulting in a favorable settlement*
  • An online broker-dealer in class action lawsuits alleging securities, common law and tort claims, arising out of the decision to temporarily restrict trading in certain stocks in January 2021*
  • A generic pharmaceutical company in litigation regarding the termination of a US$4.3 billion merger agreement, culminating in expedited trial before the Delaware Court of Chancery and expedited appeal before the Delaware Supreme Court*
  • An oil and gas company in litigation regarding the termination of a US$37.7 billion merger agreement, culminating in expedited trial before the Delaware Court of Chancery and expedited appeal before the Delaware Supreme Court*
  • A privately owned public utility in connection with wildfire litigation and mediations*

*Matter handled prior to joining Latham

Bar Qualification

  • New York

Education

  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 2017
    New York University Law Review, Notes Editor
  • A.B. in Philosophy, Princeton University, 2012